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Born - 13th Feb 1988 Star sign - Aquarius Eye colour - Brown Pets - No Any brothers & sisters? - 1 sister 5 brothers Any tattoos? 1 on my back (music symbol) What was your nickname at school? Lil Man, A.S.
an English singer. He is the lead singer of popular boyband JLS, who were runners-up of the fifth series of The X Factor in the United Kingdom in 2008.
In 2002, his mother applied for him to enter Stars In Their Eyes where he appeared as Michael Jackson, singing "Rockin' Robin". Merrygold performed in school productions and after leaving school in 2004 was cast in a new ITV programme, Fun Song Factory.
During January 2008, before JLS were created, Aston auditioned for hit musical series Britannia High on ITV, making it into their Top 16. However, he was not put through into the television series. He was also shortlisted for this years "BBC Switch Prom King" but lost out to Robert Pattinson. His musical influences include Michael Jackson, Boyz II Men, Mario, Usher and Chris Brown.
After meeting future fellow band member Marvin Humes, Merrygold joined boyband UFO. However, after auditioning for the X Factor, UFO changed their name to JLS, short for Jack the Lad Swing. JLS then went on to the final of the X Factor, where they lost out to Alexandra Burke. However, the following year they released their album and singles, and the album hit #1, as did two of the singles.